Pool Season is Coming. Six Tips to Help You Prepare.

Posted by Accu-Tab News Team
May 11, 2018 9:19:13 AM

Each May, pool operators and service professionals start getting ready to reopen pools that were closed for the cold winter months. To some degree, pool opening is covered in pool operator training courses. (See for example, the “Spring Start-up” section of chapter 16 in NSPF’s “Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook.”).

Topics: Aquatics, pH balance, chlorination

New Approach to Acid Addition Knocks Traditional Methods Off-Balance

Posted by Accu-Tab News Team
May 23, 2017 10:30:00 AM
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Operators of aquatic facilities know the importance that proper pH holds in maintaining clean, healthy water. Swimmer comfort depends on having pH in balance (7.2 to 7.8) not to mention that it is also a key component in chlorine’s effectiveness in attacking pathogens. Acid addition plays a pivotal role to keep pH in check. Yet, the forms in which it comes and the delivery systems used to administer it can be cumbersome and open to safety concerns. A new acid delivery system from Axiall (Water Treatment Products group), a Westlake Company, is out to change all that.

Topics: Aquatics, pH balance

Olympic games put water quality on world’s center stage

Posted by Chris Kareis, Ph.D.
Sep 14, 2016 12:13:50 PM

Image courtesy @mattmajendie (Twitter)

The Olympic swimming and diving competitions are some of the most popular events that capture the attention of fans worldwide. The precise and acrobatic skills of the divers, which usually culminates with entry into crystal blue pools, didn’t quite work out that way this year. The divers were there—but the water clarity wasn’t.

Topics: pH balance, water quality in the news, chlorination


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